Religious beliefs and practices

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YOM KIPPUR The Story of Jonah

The Story of Jonah

Once upon a time, there was a prophet named Jonah. God sent Jonah to warn the Ninevites that their persistent selfishness would lead to their ruin. However, Jonah was a disobedient young man. Foolishly, he went in the opposite direction when he heard God’s instructions, got into a boat and set sail.

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur

The 10th day of the month of Tishrei is Yom Kippur. Leviticus 23:26ff established the holiday. From the evening of Tuesday, October 4, 2022, to the evening of October 5, 2022, according to the Gregorian calendar.

Rosh Hashanah Shofar

Shofar en Rosh Hashana / Shofar on Rosh Hashana

Sounding the shofar serves as a reminder of the accomplishments of our ancestors. It must be sounded 101 times. By order of the Sages, on Rosh Hashanah, it is not sounded if it falls on the Sabbath.

Month of Tishrei


Tishrei is the dearest of months, as it is the seventh month since Nissan, the month of redemption and Jewish independence. Tishrei is characterized as the most satiated of months because it is filled with more mitzvot and festivals than any other month of the year. The word seven is associated with the feeling of being satisfied.

Rosh Hashanah 5783

Rosh Hashan 5783

Rosh Hashanah 2022 begins on the afternoon of Sunday, September 25 and ends on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 27, 2022. The celebration marks the beginning of days of reflection that culminate in the holiday of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement when a balance is made between what has been lived and spiritual purification is obtained.

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